Tesla Plans 'Performance' Model 3 Starting at $78,000 - ExtremeTech

It has all the optional bells and whistles from the cheaper version of the car, plus the dual-motor design is more powerful than the non-performance variants.

High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds - ExtremeTech

Even if you read the announcement in the most charitable way possible, it’s a textbook example of why users should think long and hard before backing any Kickstarter campaigns.

How to Uninstall AMD Drivers - ExtremeTech

Properly uninstalling your drivers is a critical component of system maintenance

Chevrolet Puts a 307-Horsepower Four-Cylinder in Its Full-Size Silverado Pickup - ExtremeTech

If the 2019 Silverado is to to be the most economical pickup, it will have to top the 22 mpg (combined rating) of two variants of the Ford F-150.

Dropping Single-Player Campaigns From Black Ops 4 Reflects How Most Gamers Play - ExtremeTech

We’ll have to wait for sales figures to see what people want more — a single-player game, or a Battle Royale, COD-style?

Leaked Google Video Imagines a Future of Multi-Generational User Data - ExtremeTech

X head of design Nick Foster created the 9-minute video in 2016, and it was never supposed to leave the company.

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Boston Dynamics Robots Can Now Run Outside, Navigate Autonomously - ExtremeTech

The SpotMini will be sold commercially in 2019.

RoboFly Is the First Wireless Insectoid Robot to Take Flight - ExtremeTech

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a flying robot fly.

Did Google Fake Its Duplex AI Demo? - ExtremeTech

A few things seem a bit off about the exchanges.

NASA's Mars Helicopter Will Ride Along With 2020 Rover - ExtremeTech

After the wheeled vehicle is on the planet’s surface, NASA will find a suitable location to deploy the helicopter.

Toys 'R' Us Is Selling Its Stash of Previously Unknown Adult Domains - ExtremeTech

Domains up for grabs include Sex Toys R Us, Kinky Toys R Us, Adult Toys R Us, Porn R Us, and Naughty Toys R Us.

Microsoft's New Adaptive Controller Is for Gamers With Limited Mobility - ExtremeTech

Microsoft designed the controller in partnership with The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Craig Hospital, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged.

According to This Study, You Should Buy Your Kids Legos If You Want Them to Get Into Great Schools - Geek.com

Over 60 percent of graduates at elite Japanese universities played with Lego sets when they were kids.

Bitcoin's Massive Power Usage Explained in New Analysis - ExtremeTech

Bitcoin mining requires a disturbing amount of power.

25 Best Android Tips to Make Your Phone More Useful - ExtremeTech

Unlock your phone's true potential.

Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service Will Be Open to Time Travelers - ExtremeTech

No word on where you can park your Tardis though.

There's a New Halo Game Coming, but It's Not Exactly a Living Room Title - ExtremeTech

Fireteam Raven is a light-gun shooter that sees you teaming up with up to three other people.

Did Google Fake Its Duplex AI Demo? - ExtremeTech

A few things seem a bit off about the exchanges.

Google Plans to Make Chrome's Non-Secure Site Warnings More Prominent - ExtremeTech

Google has been pushing the web toward HTTPS everywhere for years, but it stepped up efforts in 2017.

Bitcoin's Massive Power Usage Explained in New Analysis - ExtremeTech

Bitcoin might not be worth as much as it was at the beginning of the year, but miners are still operating at a phenomenal rate.

MIT Creates Modular Medical Diagnostic Block - ExtremeTech

Researchers have developed a set of modular blocks that can measure blood glucose levels or detect viral infection.

Toys 'R' Us Is Selling Its Stash of Previously Unknown Adult Domains - ExtremeTech

Domains up for grabs include Sex Toys R Us, Kinky Toys R Us, Adult Toys R Us, Porn R Us, and Naughty Toys R Us.

Intel Shows Off Xeon Scalable Gold 6138P With an Integrated FPGA - ExtremeTech

Intel has talked up this shift before but always behind closed doors or under very restricted circumstances.

Hawaii Volcano: Kilauea Sends Ash 30,000 Feet High as Eruption Intensifies - ExtremeTech

Kilauea has been erupting continuously since 1983, but the nature and type of eruption has begun to change.

International Space Station Soon to Be Coldest Place in Known Universe - ExtremeTech

It will make the spooky quantum properties of the universe easier to study.

How USB Charging Works, or How to Avoid Blowing Up Your Smartphone - ExtremeTech

USB charging is an essential part of modern tech, but how does it work?

Moscow-Based Sex Bot Brothel Welcomes World Cup Players - Geek.com

The Dolls Hotel features modern rooms with flat-screen TVs and exposed-brick walls—and robotic hookers.

Microsoft's New Adaptive Controller Is for Gamers With Limited Mobility - ExtremeTech

Microsoft designed the controller in partnership with The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Craig Hospital, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged.

Google Revamps YouTube Music, Adds YouTube Premium - ExtremeTech

The advantage of building a music service around YouTube is that it has content that other services don’t have.

Sony Will End Production of Physical PlayStation Vita Games - ExtremeTech

Final purchase orders for physical games are due by February 15, 2019.

AT&T, Verizon Will Sell the Red Hydrogen One Holographic Phone - ExtremeTech

We usually know more than the bare minimum about a phone’s hardware when carriers begin announcing they will carry it. That's not the case here.

Intel Shares New Details on 10nm Delay, Future 14nm Products - ExtremeTech

Put simply, the company bit off more than it could chew.

US Senate Votes to Overturn FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal - ExtremeTech

After gaining enough support to force a vote, every member of the Senate’s Democratic caucus voted in favor of preserving net neutrality.

How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Speed by Choosing the Right Channel - ExtremeTech

The quickest way to improve your Wi-Fi.

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Microsoft Reportedly Working on $400 Surface Tablet With Less Battery Life - ExtremeTech

Bloomberg reports that the devices are 20 percent lighter than current high-end models.

On Its Way to Mars, Cubesat Snaps Photo of Earth and the Moon - ExtremeTech

The cubesats are gearing up to get to their actual jobs though.

Tesla Plans For Another Model 3 Production Shutdown This Month - ExtremeTech

Tesla is now preparing for its third production shutdown of the year.

How Graphics Cards Work - ExtremeTech

No single piece of equipment in a PC has as much of an impact on whether your machine can game as the humble graphics card.

Can't Afford a Sex Robot? New VR Games Are Next Best Thing - Geek.com

Elven Love: Naughty Rituals and SexBot: Quality Assurance Simulator sound exactly like what they are.

HTC Announces Blockchain-Powered Android Phone - ExtremeTech

There are many unanswered questions about the Exodus, including when you can get one.

Microsoft Unveils Its Second-Generation Surface Hub 2 - ExtremeTech

It will have portrait mode and be stackable.

Samsung Is Looking to Sell Exynos Mobile Processors to ZTE and Others - ExtremeTech

You might not hear a lot about Samsung Exynos chips, but they’re plenty common across the globe.

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